SGI Announces New President and CEO Jorge Luis Titinger

Twenty Five Year Tech Veteran and Former CEO of Verigy Joins Technical Computing Leader

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 23, 2012 — (PRNewswire) —   SGI (NASDAQ: SGI), the trusted leader in technical computing, today announced the appointment of Jorge Luis Titinger as SGI's president and chief executive officer and a member of the Board of Directors effective on February 27, 2012. Mr. Titinger brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as CEO of Verigy Ltd. Mr. Titinger replaces Ronald D. Verdoorn, SGI's chairman of the board, who has served as interim CEO of SGI since January 1, 2012.

"We welcome Jorge's experience and leadership to the SGI community," said Mr. Verdoorn. "In his new role as chief executive, he will be responsible for delivering against our updated 2012 guidance, improving gross margins, and returning the company to profitable growth. His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a pivotal role in extending our track record of innovation, while helping us grow profitability. 

"SGI is at the forefront of technical computing. The most influential researchers and greatest companies from Prof. Stephen Hawking to Total are using SGI systems to find answers to the world's toughest challenges," said Titinger. "I am excited to be part of the new SGI, building on one of Silicon Valley's great brands and fully exploiting the opportunities in HPC, Big Data and the Cloud. With the mountains of data and the need for more advanced analysis growing, more and more enterprises require the speed and scale SGI delivers."

Mr. Titinger has experience in leading and transitioning companies to make them world leaders within their industries. Prior to Verigy, Mr. Titinger served as senior vice president of FormFactor, Inc.'s Product Business Groups. Before joining FormFactor, he held several executive leadership positions at KLA-Tencor Corporation, the leading supplier of process control and yield management solutions for semiconductor and related microelectronics industries. Earlier in his career, Mr. Titinger was vice president of Global Operations within business and product divisions at Applied Materials. He also served in vice president and director positions at leading technology organizations including Hewlett-Packard.

Mr. Titinger earned bachelor's and master's degrees in Electrical Engineering as well as a master's in Engineering Management from Stanford University. He currently serves as Board vice president of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.

About SGI

SGI, the trusted leader in technical computing, is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges. Visit sgi.com for more information.

Connect with SGI on Twitter (@sgi_corp), YouTube (youtube.com/sgicorp), and LinkedIn.

Contact Information:
SGI Investor Relations
Ben Liao
510-933-8430
Email Contact

Ogilvy Public Relations
Meghan Fintland
415-677-2704
Email Contact

© 2012 Silicon Graphics International Corp. SGI is a registered trademark of Silicon Graphics International Corp. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

SOURCE SGI

Contact:
SGI
Web: http://www.sgi.com




Review Article Be the first to review this article

True Circuits:

Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Retail Therapy: Jump starting Black Friday
Peggy AycinenaIP Showcase
by Peggy Aycinena
REUSE 2016: Addressing the Four Freedoms
More Editorial  
Jobs
ACCOUNT MANAGER MUNICH GERMANY EU for EDA Careers at MUNICH, Germany
Manager, Field Applications Engineering for Real Intent at Sunnyvale, CA
AE-APPS SUPPORT/TMM for EDA Careers at San Jose-SOCAL-AZ, CA
Principal Circuit Design Engineer for Rambus at Sunnyvale, CA
FAE FIELD APPLICATIONS SAN DIEGO for EDA Careers at San Diego, CA
Development Engineer-WEB SKILLS +++ for EDA Careers at North Valley, CA
Upcoming Events
Zuken Innovation World 2017, April 24 - 26, 2017, Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, SC at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
CST Webinar Series
Verific: SystemVerilog & VHDL Parsers
TrueCircuits: IoTPLL



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy